Civilization Beyond Earth, pre-order now on Steam, with system specs

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Firaxis and 2K Games' venture into unknown space with the Civilization series is now up for pre-orders on Steam.

The Civilization series is a turn-based, 4X collection of games where you grow and develop your fledgling nation from the most basic of pre-historic settlements, through the ages into the near future.

In Civilization: Beyond Earth the devs are taking the series into space, allowing players to colonize other planets, and tackle scenarios and challenges they haven't faced in the Earth-based games.

The game is due for release on PC, Mac, and Linux on 24th October 2014, and you can now pre-order it over on Steam. There are two versions to purchase, one with Civ: Beyond Earth for £29.99, and another with Civ: Beyond Earth plus Civ III, Civ IV, and Civ V for £49.99.

The Steam page also gives us a look at the system specs you'll need to run the game below. They're not too demanding, so I think many people will run it quite comfortably.

Minimum:

OS: Windows® Vista SP2/ Windows® 7

Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo 1.8 GHz or AMD Athlon X2 64 2.0 GHz

Memory: 2 GB RAM

Graphics: 256 MB ATI HD3650 or better, 256 MB nVidia 8800 GT or better, or Intel HD 3000 or better integrated graphics

DirectX: Version 11

Hard Drive: 8 GB available space

Sound Card: DirectX 9.0c‐compatible sound card

Additional Notes: Other Requirements: Initial installation requires one-time Internet connection for Steam authentication; software installations required (included with the game) include Steam Client, Microsoft Visual C++2012 Runtime Libraries and Microsoft DirectX.

Recommended:

OS: Windows® Vista SP2 / Windows® 7

Processor: 1.8 GHz Quad Core CPU

Memory: 4 GB RAM

Graphics: AMD HD5000 series or better (or ATI R9 series for Mantle support), nVidia GT400 series or better, or Intel IvyBridge or better integrated graphics

DirectX: Version 11

Hard Drive: 8 GB available space

Sound Card: DirectX 9.0c‐compatible sound card

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You can now get your pre-orders in for Civilization Beyond Earth. Are you a fan of the series? Are you looking forward to exploring new planets?

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